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Mexico: Authorities urged to tackle “torture epidemic” – Facts ...
11 October 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. MEDIA BRIEFING. AI Index: AMR 41/065/2012. EMBARGO: Thursday 11 October 2012, 16 ...

PressItem       AMR 41/065/2012

Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic | Amnesty ...
11 October 2012

In 2011, Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) received 1669 reports of torture and ill-treatment by police and security forces.

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Amnesty International | Mexico: Authorities urged to end ...
11 October 2012

The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country ...

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Mexico: Migrants at risk of harm
5 October 2012

On 3 October, at least 40 irregular migrants (those without travel documents) crossing Mexico were kidnapped from a freight train, allegedly by a criminal ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/069/2012

Mexico: Threats against Mexican under house arrest: Israel ...
2 October 2012

Mexican Israel Azarte Meléndez has been under house arrest since 26 September in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/068/2012

Mexico: Further information: Social activist located in Mexico ...
26 September 2012

Activist Aleph Jiménez Domínguez has appeared in Mexico, DF This followed concerns that he had been subjected to enforced disappearance. According ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/067/2012

Mexico: Fear for safety of social activist in Mexico: Aleph ...
25 September 2012

Fears surround the possible enforced disappearance of activist and spokesperson in Ensenada, Baja California, North Western Mexico. To date ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/066/2012

Mexico: Protestors threatened with violence
11 September 2012

On 7 September, communal landowners and striking miners peacefully protesting outside a mine in Mexico are at risk of being violently evicted by ...

Urgent Action       AMR 41/064/2012

Enforced Disappearances in the Americas are a crime of the ...
29 August 2012

In the Americas, enforced disappearances are not just an issue of the past, with much still to be done for justice to be delivered to the victims and their ...

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Mexico: Supreme Court limit on military jurisdiction must ...
22 August 2012

The decision by Mexico's National Supreme Court to refer a case involving human rights violations by military personnel to a civilian not a military court ...

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